1) Will they charge ahead full speed and drive that bus off the cliff?
2) Will they charge ahead full speed and drive that bus of the cliff and into a river of hungry crocodiles?
Here’s an observation from Steve Schmidt, a key adviser to former presidential candidate Cranky McLoser (aka John McCain), who knows a thing or two about driving buses off of cliffs: (From MSNBC via Crooks & Liars)
Look, I think, not only are we not moving towards a coalescing of support by the Republican establishment for Newt Gingrich, we’re probably moving toward the declaration of war on Newt Gingrich by the Republican establishment. And if Newt Gingrich is able to win the Florida primary, you will see a panic and a meltdown of the Republican establishment that is beyond my ability to articulate in the English language.
People will go crazy and you will have this five week period until the Super Tuesday states which is going to be as unpredictable, tumultuous as any period in modern American politics. It will be a remarkable thing to watch should that happen in Florida.